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Gentlemen.

By Order of my Lord Treasurer I send \you/ here inclosed a Spanish peece of money being a two Ryall peece; My Lord directs you to Report to him the Weight, Finess, and value of the same. I am

Gentlemen

[1]

Your most humble servant

Wm Lowndes.

May it please yor Lop

The Spanish piece of money of two Ryalls sent by your Lordps order to the Officers of the Mint to be weighed assayed & valued is in weight 3dwt 6gr, in assay 312dwt worse then standard & in value ten pece wanting the third part of a farthing. And twelve such pieces are worth 9.s 11d.

[2]

Is. Newton

[3]

[1] Treasury Chambers Augt: 16th. 1711.

[2] Mint Office
21 Aug. 1711

[3] {Offic}ers Mint

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